Dintani Naimah

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting Specialist


Dintani has an M.Sc in Sustainable Energy Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, with a focus on multidisciplinary aspects of renewable energy, including sustainability assessment and policy analysis. Dintani is familiar working with renewable energy modelling tools, such as LEAP, Homer, SAM, and RETScreen. She has been working with research and implementation of renewable energy for grass-roots communities since 2017, which required her to travel to remote areas in Wakatobi, Kupang, and Bali. Dintani has published some of her work in international conferences, such as the 2018 International Conference on Sustainable Energy Engineering (ICSEE) Sydney and 2019 International Conference on Environment and Sustainable Energy (ICESEE) Belgium. She also joined Universitas Gadjah Mada team to write a book on Community-based Energy Transition in Small Island and Remote Areas. Most recently, she was invited to be a guest lecturer on sustainable development, and gender perspectives in energy for a Sociology of Energy Course in Universitas Gadjah Mada.

As MEL-R Specialist in NZMATES, she is responsible for leading and overseeing the review, implementation and continued development of MEL systems for the NZMATES programme, and contributing to reporting. Her role is also key to promoting programme quality, through ensuring that learning outcomes contribute to programme improvement, and ensuring cross-cutting issues and accountability mechanisms are in place.